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Social Media & Youth Suicide
May 5 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Featuring: Jonathan B. Singer, Ph.D., LCSW
Associate Professor, School of Social Work
Loyola University, Chicago, Il
Thursday, May 5, 2022
9:00 am – 12:00 pm via HIPAA Compliant Zoom
Registration is complimentary. CE certificates are available for $20
Dr. Singer is a well-regarded international speaker who has given hundreds of continuing education workshops, keynote addresses, and presentations on youth suicide, ethics, technology, adolescent development and attachment-based family therapy in the USA, Latin America, and Europe. He is the author of over 65 publications and his research has been featured in national and international media outlets like NPR, BBC, Fox, Time Magazine, and The Guardian. His co-authored article with Arielle Sheftall and John Ackerman about the news media‘s reporting on the suicide deaths of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain won the prestigious 2019 SDX prize for research on journalism. He is an NASW Expert, Healio Psychiatry Peer Perspective Board member, and on several national youth advisory boards including Sandy Hook Promise and the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline.
· Identify best practices in preparing youth to address peer suicide risk online
· Examine the use of school-based monitoring software to identify suicide risk in students
· Describe statistics for youth suicide